Landscape Irrigation Schedule in Effect

The schedule for outdoor landscape irrigation remains in effect for City of Georgetown water customers. The following mandatory limits apply to landscape irrigation water use. For irrigation systems and hose-end sprinklers, landscape irrigation is limited to a schedule based on the last digit of your address number: Odd addresses may irrigate on Tuesday and/or Thursday … Continue reading “Landscape Irrigation Schedule in Effect”

Firefighters Awarded Green Cross

Several Georgetown firefighters were awarded the green cross this week for their efforts to extract two injured drivers from their vehicles after a wreck on Texas 195. The two-vehicle head-on collision happened on the morning of March 21. The green cross is an award for firefighters involved in a vehicle extrication or rescue. Fire Chief … Continue reading “Firefighters Awarded Green Cross”

Chase the Chief 5K photos

Hundreds participated in the inaugural Chase the Chief 5k and Fun Run in San Gabriel Park on Sunday. The family fitness event was sponsored by the Georgetown Police Department and the Georgetown ISD Council PTA. (Click on photos for larger version.) The photos were taken by Amanda Chron with the Georgetown Police Department. Assistant Police … Continue reading “Chase the Chief 5K photos”

One Amazing Thing Featured for Georgetown Reads!

The Georgetown Public Library’s one-book, one-community program—Georgetown Reads!—kicks off this year on May 14. One Amazing Thing, by Chitra Divakaruni, is this year’s book selection. Copies of the book are now available for checkout at the library. The plot of One Amazing Thing revolves around nine individuals who have been trapped by an earthquake in … Continue reading “One Amazing Thing Featured for Georgetown Reads!”

Good Neighbor Fund Helps Families Through Difficult Times

Each month, families facing a serious crisis like a job loss or medical emergency seek help from local nonprofits like The Caring Place. That support, including assistance with utility bill payments, can make a crucial difference when it seems as though there is no place to turn. Recently one family of eight was helped by … Continue reading “Good Neighbor Fund Helps Families Through Difficult Times”

Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey

The City of Georgetown is currently in the process of completing a Hazard Mitigation Plan.  Input from the community is needed for the project team to identify and analyze potential hazards affecting residents and recommend possible actions to reduce their impact. Hazards can include droughts, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, and other major disasters. A public … Continue reading “Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey”

Airport Tower Funding From TXDOT and City Approved

Update: Today the FAA has delayed tower closures until June 15th.  So the City contracts and funding of the tower will not begin until June 16th if TxDOT allows the grant to be extended to that date. The Georgetown city council voted this morning to accept an emergency short-term grant from the Texas Department of Transportation … Continue reading “Airport Tower Funding From TXDOT and City Approved”

Semi-Wild Cats Are Ready for Farm Life

Several semi-wild cats at the City of Georgetown Animal Shelter are still looking for a ticket to their next chapter as a barn or ranch cat. These cats are not fully acclimated to life indoors as a house pet, but can still have a good life and earn their keep on a farm or ranch. … Continue reading “Semi-Wild Cats Are Ready for Farm Life”

Georgetown in the Healthiest County in Texas

Georgetown is the county seat of the healthiest county in the state, according to a national ranking released yesterday. Williamson County is the #1 healthiest county in Texas in the 2013 County Health Rankings, an annual report by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Williamson County was ranked … Continue reading “Georgetown in the Healthiest County in Texas”

Fire Station 2 Dedication Photos

The Georgetown Fire Department dedicated the new Fire Station 2 on Williams Drive this morning. (Click on photos for a larger version.) Elected officials and community members joined the Fire Department to open the new station. The facility was open for tours after the ceremony. The Georgetown Fire Department Pipes and Drums Band played at the … Continue reading “Fire Station 2 Dedication Photos”

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